Shifts & Schedules

Stress-free shift & schedule planning for any working pattern

Make schedules, record time & attendance, and fill vacant slots with our open shifts feature

  • Create work schedules at the click of a button
  • Get instant alerts and notifications
  • Fill vacant shifts instantly with our open shifts feature
  • Copy, duplicate, and assign shifts in minutes
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Join 6,000+ Canadian businesses that trust BrightHR

Powerful online staff scheduling software—kept simple

Still creating schedules by hand? Complicated spreadsheets? You just need BrightHR. Our smart schedule planner makes it quick and easy to create schedules, add shifts, and assign staff in minutes.

  • Create schedules in a simple table layout and instantly notify your team
  • Copy shifts, duplicate schedules, and assign shifts across multiple days and employees—all in a few clicks
  • Decide which staff can accept or decline shifts to give your team ultimate flexibility
  • Use the filters to easily find and edit someone’s shift, and inform them of changes instantly
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Never have a shift unfilled with OPEN SHIFTS

Welcome to a brand-new era of shift scheduling! Our Open Shifts feature takes away the stress of dropped shifts and last-minute no-shows

  • Employers can release unfilled shifts for your staff to opt-in for
  • Staff get real-time alerts when a shift opens up, so they never miss out
  • Give staff the option of picking up extra shifts without adding pressure
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What our customers say about BrightHR

Using BrightHR makes us much more organised and centralises our processes, making it quicker for us to manage sickness and vacations.

Nottingham Credit Union

What our customers say about BrightHR

BrightHR is a user-friendly system and the team are on hand to answer any questions we ever have. I would highly recommend BrightHR.

Deborah Gillespie @ Change, Recruitment Group

What our customers say about BrightHR

Our staff absolutely love using the system and the ease of booking vacations and clocking in using Blip. Customer service is amazing...

Steven Greenall @ Cornerstone Children’s Home

What our customers say about BrightHR

Always on the go? Use the smart BrightHR schedule app

Running a business often involves a lot of running around—so you need scheduling software that lets you manage your staff shifts on the move. That’s why BrightHR’s free app (on iOS and Android) lets you easily manage everybody’s shifts from your smartphone.

  • Manage and edit your entire staff schedule at any time
  • Accept or decline time off requests that your staff submit on the app
  • Send instant notifications of open shifts, so your staff can pick them up
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See BrightHR’s shift scheduling software in action

Discover just how easy it is to make the most of our shift and schedule planner in our quick video demo.

Or book your personal demo for an obligation-free tour of all the schedule-planning tools that make your daily admin tasks more seamless than ever.

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FAQs

Q. What is the process of shift planning?

Making sure you have the right people on the job every working day requires effective shift planning. The process involves assigning employees to work throughout specific slots of the day, and making sure they are informed of these times.

Our HR software makes this process easier with our smart shift planner that takes the manual hassle and wasted communication out of the equation. It also integrates with essential tools like vacation management and time-tracking to make the work faster, more accurate and ensure you’re never under or overstaffed.

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